Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Seaport District & South Boston

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

'Boston Harbor a teapot tonight!' To protest unfair taxes, a gang of rebellious colonists dumped 342 chests of tea into the water. The 1773 protest – the Boston Tea Party – set into motion the events leading to the …
Top Choice University in Cambridge

Harvard University

Founded in 1636 to educate men for the ministry, Harvard is America’s oldest college. The original Ivy League school has eight graduates who went on to be US presidents, not to mention dozens of Nobel laureates and …
Top Choice Library in Back Bay

Boston Public Library

Dating from 1852, the esteemed Boston Public Library lends credence to Boston’s reputation as the ‘Athens of America.’ The old McKim building is notable for its magnificent facade and exquisite interior art. Pick up…
Top Choice Church in Back Bay

Trinity Church

A masterpiece of American architecture, Trinity Church is the country's ultimate example of Richardsonian Romanesque. The granite exterior, with a massive portico and side cloister, uses sandstone in colorful patter…
Top Choice Aquarium in Downtown & Waterfront

New England Aquarium

Teeming with sea creatures of all sizes, shapes and colors, this giant fishbowl is the centerpiece of downtown Boston's waterfront. The main attraction is the three-story Giant Ocean Tank, which swirls with thousand…
Top Choice Museum in Kenmore Square & Fenway

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

The magnificent Venetian-style palazzo that houses this museum was home to ‘Mrs Jack’ Gardner herself until her death in 1924. A monument to one woman’s taste for acquiring exquisite art, the Gardner is filled with …
Top Choice University in Cambridge

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers a completely novel perspective on Cambridge academia: proudly nerdy, but not quite as tweedy as Harvard. A recent frenzy of building has resulted in some of the most …
Top Choice Museum in West End & North End

Museum of Science

This educational playground has more than 600 interactive exhibits. Favorites include the world’s largest lightning-bolt generator, a full-scale space capsule, a world population meter and an impressive dinosaur exh…
Top Choice Park in Back Bay

Charles River Esplanade

The southern bank of the Charles River Basin is an enticing urban escape, with grassy knolls and cooling waterways, all designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. It stretches almost 3 miles along the Boston shore of the Ch…
Top Choice Gardens in Beacon Hill & Boston Common

Public Garden

Adjoining Boston Common, the Public Garden is a 24-acre botanical oasis of Victorian flower beds, verdant grass and weeping willow trees shading a tranquil lagoon. The old-fashioned pedal-powered Swan Boats have bee…